Kehila Chadasha (translated, a new community) was founded in 1978 as a community that values Jewish heritage, history, and traditions through education, celebration, music, discussions, and social action. More

Kehila Chadasha Open House September 20

Come learn more about Kehila Chadasha at our Fall Open House! We are an independent and inclusive Jewish community. Rabbi David Shneyer, spiritual leader; Rabbi Gilah Langner, Sunday school principal. More

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  • Social Action Opportunity: Backpack Drive :

    For a donation of $10 you can provide an MCPS low-income student with a backpack loaded with school supplies. Did you know that 50,000 students qualify for a free or reduced lunch? These students need our help in getting the things they need for school.

From Reb David's Blog

Parsha Ki Tetze and the Social Climate of Today

This week's Parsha Ki Tetze is filled with many thoughtful and compassionate instructions and mitzvot. Of course, there are some teachings that reflect the social climate of the time.